WA Residents Await Decision if COVID-19 Long Weekend Lockdown Will Continue [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

WA Residents Await Decision if COVID-19 Long Weekend Lockdown Will Continue [Headlines]

A man who contracted COVID-19 while in hotel quarantine spent five days in Perth before flying to Victoria and testing positive to coronavirus.

By Hope NewsroomMonday 26 Apr 2021NewsReading Time: 2 minutes

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Incoming passengers from Western Australia are being screened at Sydney Airport, while millions of Perth and Peel residents wait for a decision on whether their three-day lockdown will come to an end at midnight, as originally advised on Friday.

A man who contracted COVID-19 while in hotel quarantine spent five days in Perth before flying to Victoria and testing positive to coronavirus.

No community transmission was detected anywhere in the country in yesterday’s figures.

Extra refrigeration equipment is being brought into hospital vaccine hubs across NSW so more clinics can offer the Pfizer shot.

Most of the hubs outside of Sydney have only used AstraZeneca because of the extra refrigeration required for the alternative.

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Countries around the world are sending additional aid to India, where a devastating surge in COVID-19 cases has put hospitals beyond breaking point.

The UK has begun sending ventilators and other medical devices to help with a critical oxygen shortage.

Revenue NSW data shows a ten-fold increase in fines handed to drivers compared to the start of last year.

The data has triggered a push for the State Government to rethink the removal of mobile speed camera warning signs.

One man has been charged, and police are looking for two more, after a violent brawl at a soccer game in Sydney’s south.

Police are investigating the incident that resulted in three injuries at a NSW National Premier League clash at Rockdale.

The Indonesian navy has found the wreckage of a missing submarine and said there are no survivors.

The country’s president is expressing his “deep sorrow” for the families of the 53 people on board.

Hollywood’s night of nights is on today, with five Australians in contention for an Oscar.

Four are up for a visual effects award for their work on Love and Monsters and they’ll be up against fellow Aussie Andrew Jackson for his work on Tenet.